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September 22 – 26: Scarborough Community Safety Week (Highlights at Albert Campbell Library)

September 20, 2014 | Elsa | Comments (0)

Safety Week

The Toronto East Quandrant Local Immigration Partnership Employment (TEQ LIP) has organized its second Scarborough Community Safety Week September 22nd–26th.

Working with TEQ LIP, Albert Campbell library is hosting library workshops to encourage greater safety awareness in the community, and to shine a spotlight on safety especially for newcomer and immigrant families. You are invited to attend! Come out and meet your neighbours and neighbourhood service providers who are committed to greater safety measures in your community.

To register for the workshops, or to find out more information, please visit in person or call the branch.


At Home Alone Workshop: 5 Steps to Independence

Home Alone
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A facilitator from Warden Woods Community Centre will lead this fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely.


Consumer Safety - Home, Phone, and Online Shopping

Consumer Safety
Photo Credit: Daniel Foster (This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial- ShareAlike 2.0 Generic)

A Ministry of Consumer Services Ontario representative will teach you what you need to know about home, phone, and online shopping. Know your rights when shopping from local and international websites and learn how to be safe when buying from telemarketers.


The following Scarborough library branches will be also hosting free Safety Week Workshops:

Tuesday, September 23rd

Thursday, September 25th

Please see calendar below for a complete list of library and community events for Scarborough Safety Week:

Image Courtesy of TEQ LIP

For more information, visit:


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